- a brand of aramid fiber.
Examples from the Web for kevlar
The video is accompanied by a photograph of a young black girl wrapped tightly in Kevlar, and a pledge card asking people to vote.Can Ferguson Swing the Election?
October 26, 2014
We are talking of a Kevlar Rupert, whose armored vest absorbs fusillades without him flinching.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine
August 25, 2014
The helmet weighs about 12 pounds, and sits slightly unbalanced unlike the Kevlar I wore as a Marine.The Marine and His Cousin the Firefighter
Maurice Emerson Decaul
September 11, 2013
Larson felt his head snap back, but the Kevlar worked: the bullet stuck in the helmet.Ty Carter Awarded Medal of Honor
David Eisler, Jake Tapper
August 31, 2013
The last of the rounds to strike Murphy went through a layer of the Kevlar on his vest and went into his skull and brain.15 Rounds and Still Talking: Lt. Brian Murphy’s Story of the Oak Creek Massacre
Simran Jeet Singh
August 5, 2013
They were bulky from the Kevlar vests they wore under their rain slickers, with kind and exasperated expressions on their faces.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
- trademark a synthetic fibre, consisting of long-chain polyamides, having high tensile strength and temperate resistance
Word Origin and History for kevlar
registered trademark (DuPont) for a synthetic fiber developed there c.1965.